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    Researching GPU's for gaming PC build between ( EVGA 3080 Ti 12GB vs. MSI Suprim 3080 Ti 12GB )

    As an owner of an EVGA RTX 3080 10GB, the only drawback is the heat during load on the GPU. With 100 % fan curve (yea its loud), it still reaches 82 degrees. Other than that, it's a good card for the price. My older 1070 and 2080 never got passed 70 degrees with 65% fan curve, so I was a...
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    New OEM Windows 11 Key still salvageable?

    I'm in the process of installing Windows 7 then upgrading to Windows 10 through Media Creation tool. This is exactly how I did it with my 2 rigs. I honestly thought that stuff was over and Microsoft didn't offer the free upgrade anymore and that's why I bought a copy. Thanks alot...
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    New OEM Windows 11 Key still salvageable?

    Thanks man. This will help alot down the road for my next build which will be soon when 13th gen Intel comes out.
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    New OEM Windows 11 Key still salvageable?

    I never had windows 10. All started from Windows 7 DVD install then free upgrade to Windows 10 then free upgrade to 11.
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    New OEM Windows 11 Key still salvageable?

    Windows 11 was actually installed, but it was upgraded from windows 10 in that free upgrade last year through TPM 2.0 bypass. This is my moms rig that I handed down to 6 years ago. Today, I tried to install the OEM DVD version fresh install of W11 that I bought and got the message "Can't run...
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    New OEM Windows 11 Key still salvageable?

    Long story short, I tried to install a newly bought OEM Windows 11 on an older rig for family member but it didn't meet requirements. I just typed it in when asked to do so during installation and got this message. Is the key still salvageable for a new install on new MB, Processsor and RAM or...
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    VR + Windows 11?

    Can't comment on other genre's, but CV1 works great with racing simulators on w11. Haven't come across any problems yet.
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    [H] got sued by Infinity Phantom Gaming? Circa 2004

    Old news, but stumbled upon this old Screensavers episode that states [H] got sued by Infinium Gaming? I was a [H] Lurker back then and watched the Screensavers in the XP time period, so I was just watching it for nostalgia purposes. Any old [H] members remember that incident? What ever...
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    What Is Your Personal Favorite Video Card of All Time?

    Same here. I wen't from ATI AIW Vi/Vo 32mb to TI4400 and was shocked at how much performance I gained. I was also surprised at how much the performance gained from switching to 6800gt oc from Ti4400. Good times. When the 8800gtx/Vista came out. I stopped pc gaming for around 5 years and got...
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    What are you nerds playing this weekend?

    Sniper Elite 4. First time playing the series, and I was expecting a COD type of shooter. But turns out to be a stealth game and better than I expected. I might try out Sniper Elite 3 afterwards. What series do you guys like better? Sniper Elite or Sniper Ghost Warrior. I have all the...
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    What are you nerds playing this weekend?

    Been playing older street fighter games on mame and those games are fun as hell still, of course with an arcade joystick. I also switched up to Ultra SF 4 and SFV and the gameplay speed in those games are slow as hell. The newer SF games aren't bad, but I prefer older Capcom fighters.
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    What are you nerds playing this weekend?

    My first recording with a go pro. Just bought a hero 6 couple days ago and it''s alot better than my android phone I was using which has a 30 minute recording limitation. Still tinkering with the settings but glad I bought it on sale. The only thing I don't like about it is how the software...
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    What are you nerds playing this weekend?

    Last Light was a really good game. More fun than I expected and enjoyed it more than 2033 also. Are you going to play Exodus? Go on a Metro Marathon. It's only fitting.
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    Metro: Last Light Discussion

    I had a pretty good experience in Last Light. Didn't take me too long to complete the whole campaign. Around 10-12 hours IIRC. The length of Exodus is what kinda scares me from starting it. I'm not ready for a 25 hour campaign, so I'll just save it for another time when I'm in the mood...
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    What are you nerds playing this weekend?

    Splinter Cell Blacklist. I could never finish the game close to the end, so giving it another shot from the beginning. I'm not too optimistic about beating it though. Alot of hair pulling and rage in some parts.
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    What are you nerds playing this weekend?

    Gears of War 5. The snowmobile scene's are pretty boring. They could have made those scenario's in the game a little less and more shooting. Just my opinion, but this feels like a fallout 3 clone. Not a bad game, but gears 3 was a lot better. The beginning part of the game was pretty fun...
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    What do you mostly play? Single or Multiplayer games?

    Mostly single player these days. The only multiplayer game I play is Battlefield 1 and Battlefield 4 and that's been going down for me lately. When you've gone through all the multiplayer stuff the past 20 years, it's hard to get interested anymore. Battle Royale seems to be everyone's...
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    Gears of War 5

    Going through my 2nd playthrough because of the update 2 weeks ago. This time with a gamepad. I gotta say, I enjoy it more with a gamepad. I finished Gears 3 two weeks ago on Xbox and just wanted to skip judgement and go right into this game.
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    Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory

    My favorite of the series. It's a close call compared to Blacklist, but this one edges out. I loved the control scheme with mice and kb. On Blacklist, I prefered with a gamepad. Anyone remember StarForce? Damn, those guy's we're the most hated company back in that time period. The anti...
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    Are there ANY good "modern-themed" team-based shooters today that are like what Counter Strike Source used to be (other than CS: GO)?

    I was a little late on playing this game, but it turned out better than I expected. Only played a couple round's but it has some nice elements for team gameplay. Might try it again after I beat Rise of the Tomb Raider.
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    What is your backup GPU?

    I saw a PS5 available in Walmart around 6 months ago and didn't buy it. I made the wrong choice since it's hard to even get it now. If only I can turn back the hands of time. Now, there's no GPU's or Consoles available.
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    Ghost and Goblins Resurrection

    Yea, this game is friggin hard as hell. I've seen other players ease past some of the level's while I have a hard time just getting by the first mission. Gotta love mame and SNES emulators. I might check out the latest release from Capcom. The updated visuals look really good.
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    Are there ANY good "modern-themed" team-based shooters today that are like what Counter Strike Source used to be (other than CS: GO)?

    I've been a CS player since 1999 beta and still haven't tried CS:GO. But from 2005-2008, CSS on HL2 engine was probably my favorite multiplayer shooter of all time. After that time period, there we're better multiplayer shooters like BF:BC2 and BF3, so I was never really interested in the...
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    What are you nerds playing this weekend?

    I put around 14 hours in Assassins creed 2 and still didn't finish it. It's a pretty long campaign with a good storyline. I just couldn't handle anymore after putting that much time in it.
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    Metro 2033 is over hyped.

    I enjoyed Last light, but 2033 was a little boring for my liking. Tried Exodus for an hour and the storyline/gameplay looks good, but the storyline was way to long for what I was looking for at the time. I will try it again some other time when i'm in the mood for a 20-25 hour campaign.
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    Logitech G Hub - Still Sucking?

    I have a g13 and use it for GPU fan speed, recording hotkey and other stuff with just a tap of the g keys. Didn't have any troubles programming the macros.
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    What are you nerds playing this weekend?

    Rise of the Tomb Raider. Never did get to play this game, so I'm in for a good adventure the next couple days.
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    The Post Your Old/Retro Builds Thread

    Honestly, I had more fun in the early and mid 2000's than I do these days. Maybe i'm just getting old, but the games of today just bore the heck out of me. I remember playing games like Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory and Farcry 2004 which amazed me how far we came after going through dx8. Now...
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    What was your 1st 3D video card ?

    The Ti 4000 series lasted pretty long in the DX8.1 days even though it was post 2001 (dx9 release). I had my Ti 4400 for 3 years until real games in Farcry 2004, Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory came out. It was more geared toward games like medal of honor: Allied Assault, Warcraft 3. That was a...
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    Windows May update 21H1

    Just got this update and the installation didn't take too long. In previous latest releases, it would normally take at least 25 minutes or longer. No issues so far after gaming.
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    What was your 1st 3D video card ?

    GPU's with no fan support was hip back in the day. I think the G200 was the hottest GPU i've ever had.
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    Your CPU progression

    Pentium 2 350 AMD Duron 700mhz AMD Athon 1.1ghz AMD Athlon Barton 2600+ 1.8ghz AMD Athon X2 +6000 3.0ghz Stopped PC gaming and went to consoles for 4 years Intel Core i5 2500k Intel Skylake 6700k Intel Coffee Lake 8700k
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    Hotwheels Unleashed

    I played the earlier version on Xbox 360. Honestly, either this or f1 race stars by Codemasters is the most boring kiddy racing game i've ever played. Even Mario Kart was better.
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    What is your backup GPU?

    8800gt. My old backup was EVGA GTX 580, but that's in my retro rig now. And I gave my Asus DCUII GTX 670 to my mom. Asus Strix 1070 and Zotac RTX 2080 is on current rigs, so if one of them goes kaput, I would need a newer GPU which is still impossible to get.
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    What was your 1st 3D video card ?

    Matrox G200 in 1998. After I bought a prebuilt with TNT2 M64. Not sure if it was an upgrade though.
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    The Post Your Old/Retro Builds Thread

    Specs are on sig. I don't play too many old titles, but when I'm sick the new stuff. Retro is the way to go. You can still do alot of old school gaming running XP.
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    PG32UQX - ASUS 32" 4K 144 Hz HDR1400 G-Sync Ultimate

    Asus makes good gaming monitors. I have the 43 inch XG43VQ Utrawide just for sim racing and 16:9 XG32VQ 32 inch for FPS games. I upgraded from a 28 inch 16:9 and the extra 4 inches makes a huge difference with 144hz too. The price tag for this one might be too big for everyone, so I'd...
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    Battlefield 2042

    Same goes for me. I really enjoyed BF1 multiplayer, but there's just something about BFV I didn't like. Not sure if it's the terrible map design, but it never clicked for me either. Still to this day, I play BF1 couple times a week. Honeslty, I think BF1 looks better too.
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    Resident Evil 8: Village

    Just finished Village and thought it was pretty good. Had some performance issues until I updated Nvidia drivers which was smooth sailing afterwards. I'd give it a 8.5/10. Can't wait for the sequel. You know it's going to continue after seeing the ending. Don't want to spoil it for...
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    Memory Lane: List some of your old favorites

    I played alot of street fighter. Used to play it a ton with my friends back in the day. Started recording recently and I enjoy all of them. Even for games up there in age, they never get old. It's hard when you're playing and...